Morbidity and mortality in redefining adequacy of peritoneal dialysis: a step beyond the National Kidney Foundation Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative.

The National Kidney Foundation Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF-DOQI) Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Adequacy Work Group intentionally limited the scope of its work to address adequacy in terms of small-solute removal. This decision was based on the need for rigorous evidence and that mortality is the most objective parameter in the literature. This… CONTINUE READING